Fausto Coppi

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Fausto Coppi
Fausto Coppi, Tour de France 1952 01 (cropped).jpg
Coppi at the 1952 Tour de France
Personal information
Full nameAngelo Fausto Coppi
NicknameIl Campionissimo
(Champion o Champions)
Born15 September 1919(1919-09-15)
Castellania, Piedmont, Italy
Dee'd2 Januar 1960(1960-01-02) (aged 40)
Tortona, Alessandria, Italy
Team information
DisciplineRoad and track
RoleRider
Rider teepAw-roonder
Perfaisional team(s)
1938–1939Dopolavoro Tortona
1939–1942Legnano
1945Cicli Nulli Roma
1945–1955Bianchi
1956–1957Carpano-Coppi
1958Bianchi-Pirelli
1959Tricofilina-Coppi
Major wins
Grand Tours
Tour de France
General clessification (1949, 1952)
Moontain clessification (1949, 1952)
9 indiveedual stages (1949-1952)
Giro d'Italia
General clessification (1940, 1947, 1949, 1952, 1953)
Moontain clessification (1948, 1949, 1954)
22 indiveedual stages (1940–1955)

One-day races and Classics

Milan–San Remo (1946, 1948, 1949)
Paris–Roubaix (1950)
Giro di Lombardia (1946, 1947, 1948, 1949, 1954)
La Flèche Wallonne (1950)
Grand Prix des Nations (1946, 1947)
Naitional Road Race Championships (1942, 1945, 1949, 1955)
Giro dell'Emilia (1941, 1947, 1948)
Giro della Romagna (1946, 1947, 1949)
Giro del Veneto (1941, 1947, 1949)
Tre Valli Varesine (1941, 1948, 1955)

Other

Hour record (1942)

Angelo Fausto Coppi, (Italian pronunciation: [ˈfausto ˈkɔppi]; 15 September 1919 – 2 Januar 1960), wis an Italian cyclist, the dominant internaitional cyclist o the years each side o the Seicond Warld War.